Fantasy Baseball Box Score Breakouts – 4/30/11

May 1, 2011


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Here’s a look at the unheralded fantasy baseball players who played well yesterday.

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St. Louis at Atlanta
David Freese is hitting .365 after going two for four with two RBI (14). Martin Prado also went two for four with two RBI. Brandon Beachy gave up two runs on three hits in seven innings. Jake Westbrook gave up two runs in six innings. Neither starter factored into the decision.
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New York Mets at Philadelphia
Placido Polanco went two for three with an RBI (19) to raise his average to .398. John Mayberry, Jr. went two for four with a homer. Roy Halladay threw another complete game, but Jonathan Niese, the losing pitcher, gave up just two runs in 6-1/3 innings.
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Los Angeles Angels at Tampa Bay
Matt Joyce went two for four with two runs and a homer to raise his average to .321. James Shields gave up one run on six hits with 12 strikeouts in eight innings. Joel Pinero gave up one run on four hits in seven innings. Neither starter factored into the decision.
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Toronto at New York Yankees
Rajai Davis went two for four with a run. Juan Rivera went two for four with a stolen base.
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Detroit at Cleveland
Michael Brantley went three for six with two runs and a homer to raise his average to .297. Orlando Cabrera went three for six with an RBI (16). Matt LaPorta went two for five. Ryan Raburn went two for six with a homer. Jhonny Peralta went two for six. Rick Porcello gave up two runs with seven strikeouts in seven innings. Alex White gave up two runs in six innings. Neither starter factored into the decision.
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San Francisco at Washington
Mike Fontenot went two for four. Rick Ankiel went two for four with an RBI. John Lannan gave up two runs in 6-2/3 innings, but was saddled with the loss.
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Seattle at Boston
Chone Figgins remained on fire going two for five. Doug Fister threw 5-2/3 scoreless innings to improve to 2-3 with a 2.70 ERA.
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Milwaukee at Houston
Jason Bourgeois went three for five with a run, and RBI, and two stolen bases (7). Wandy Rodriguez threw eight scoreless innings. Randy Wolf gave up one run on four hits over seven innings to lower his ERA to 2.39. Neither starter factored into the decision.
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Baltimore at Chicago White Sox
Robert Andino went two for four with two runs and a homer to raise his average to .348. Chris Tillman gave up one run in five innings for the win. Phil Humber gave up just two runs on three hits with five strikeouts in seven innings, but took the loss.
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Texas at Oakland
David Murphy went two for five with two runs. Yorvit Torrealba went two for four with two RBI. Andy LaRoche went two for four. Colby Lewis gave up two runs with six strikeouts in eight innings for the win.
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Minnesota at Kansas City
Mike Aviles went one for three with a run and two RBI (17). Melky Cabrera went two for five with a run to raise his average to .283. Alex Gordon went two for five with a home run and three RBI (19) to raise his average to .339. Matt Treanor went one for two with two runs. Chris Getz went two for four with two runs and an RBI. Jason Kubel went two for three to raise his average to .351. Sean O’Sullivan gave up two runs in six innings, but got a no-decision. Matt Duensing, yesterday’s streaming pitcher option, gave up two earned runs in seven innings, but took the loss.
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Pittsburgh at Colorado
Chris Iannetta went one for three with a home run and three RBI. Neil Walker went two for four. Jason Hammel gave up one run in seven innings to improve to 3-1 with a 3.23 ERA.
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Chicago Cubs at Arizona
Darwin Barney went two for five with a run and an RBI to raise his average to .326. Marlon Byrd went two for four to raise his average to .287. Matt Garza gave up three runs with ten strikeouts in eight innings for the win.
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Florida at Cincinnati
Jonny Gomes went one for four with two runs and an RBI (17). Miguel Cairo went two for four with a run and an RBI. Ramon Hernandez went two for five to raise his average to .296. Paul Janish went two for five with an RBI. Omar Infante went two for three.
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San Diego at Los Angeles Dodgers
Will Venable went two for five with two runs. Cameron Maybin went two for four with a run and an RBI. Hiroki Kuroda gave up two runs on five hits with seven strikeouts in seven innings. Tim Stauffer gave up two runs on four hits with seven strikeouts in 6-2/3 innings. Neither starter factored into the decision.
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3 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Indy
    May 1st, 2011 at 7:36 am #

    Who’s the better pick up – Smoak, Figgins, or Wallace?

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    May 1st, 2011 at 2:20 pm #

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  3. LestersLegends
    May 2nd, 2011 at 3:40 pm #

    Sorry I missed that one Indy. I like Smoak first. If you need speed then Figgins. Wallace will likely be your best average hitter. Kind of depends on what you’re looking for.

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